Philip Elfstrom established this fund to provide scholarships to students who are residents of Batavia, Illinois.
Mr. Elfstrom, a Batavia businessman, was named Batavia Citizen of the Year in 1982.
He served as chairman of the Kane County Board from 1971 until 1982, after which he served as president of the Forest Preserve Commission until 1990.
Mr. Elfstrom was instrumental in acquiring many miles of Fox River shoreline for public use and in building the Kane County Trail System. He also brought Minor League Baseball to the Chicago Area.
Peg Bond (1914-1995) was an associate professor of arts. She was named Batavia Citizen of the Year in 1971.
Her civic involvement included the Batavia School Board, Batavia Planning Commission, Kane County Zoning Board and the Illinois Arts Council.
Her primary passion was teaching, through which she shared her talents and zest for learning with generations of students from Batavia Schools and Northern Illinois University.
The Peg Bond Center in Batavia was named in her honor.